Open Access to the Academic Information: Benefits for Information and Knowledge Society (Acceso Abierto a La Información Académica: Beneficios Para Las Sociedades De La Información Y El Conocimiento)
15 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Date Written: July 13, 2015
It analyses Information & Knowledge Societies (IKS) globally and specially at Latin America. Then conceptualizes Open Access as fundamental for such societies and how important it is for higher education. It proposes the concept of informative heritage to refer products of higher education institutions to fundament why they should be openly accessible.
Keywords: Open Access, Information Society, Higher Education, University Libraries
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